5331 NE 36th Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97211
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Versatile, seasoned writer/editor/proofreader with excellent communication
and management skills. Team player with artistic ability, computer savvy
and close attention to detail. Adept at generating ideas, finding creative
solutions, meeting deadlines and working under pressure. Fluent in AP
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Owner / 2002-present
Anderson Enterprises I Portland
(catalog copy and headlines; editing, proofing).Thread
Creative [2015-present] (global web copy for adidas). Voxtel
[2015-present] (edit engineering proposals).
Lawyer X  (edited 140,000-word book manuscript). Figure
8 Creative [2013-14] (catalog copy and headlines; editing, proofing).
GISI Marketing Group  (wrote beauty-school teaching manual).
(wrote energy-related features). The
Oregonian [2006-07] (wrote general features). NABA [2003-2010]
(designed, built, maintained website for adult baseball league). Insitu/Boeing
[2004-05] (edited technical manuals). More.
U.S. Correspondent I 2005-2013
Windpower Monthly I London
News reporting, features
and interviews covering the North American utility-scale wind industry
for the world's leading wind power magazine. Five-hundred stories, a quarter-million
words. Extensive editing and proofreading.
Editor & Publisher I
NW Drizzle I Portland
a monthly arts and culture e-magazine. Designed site, managed layout and
content from dozens of contributors. Wrote more than 60 monthly
Associate Editor I 2004-2006
Tidepool I Portland
Responsible for updates of Tidepool.org
(now daily.sightline.org), a Pacific Northwest news service providing
links and rankings of environment-related stories from more than 60 local,
regional, national and international sources.
Session Editor I 2002-2004
Oregon State Legislature I Salem, Ore.
Edited, fact-checked and proofread legislative bills, resolutions and
amendments for State of Oregon's Office of the Legislative Counsel. Extensive
Communications Editor I
PacifiCorp I Portland
Published nearly 200 editions of online employee newsletter, PacifiCorp
Today, including design, layout, production, news and features, headlines,
photography, editing, proofreading. Brochures, newsletters, research,
Freelance Sportswriter I
1981-88 and 1993-96
The Associated Press I Minneapolis
Filed hundreds of deadline stories, including event coverage, byline features
and locker room interviews. MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA, PGA, LPGA, pro tennis,
NCAA, prep state tourneys, more. Passed full-time employment exams, New
Media Coordinator I 1994-96
City of Minneapolis / Community Crime Prevention I Minneapolis
Responsible for award-winning National Night Out crime-prevention
event. Participation increased from less than 30,000 to 40,000-plus, raised
more than $100,000 in corporate funds and services. Media and community
Assistant Manager of Communications
PR Newswire I New York
Shared responsibility for global computer operations in support of business
and financial news service linking 15,000 corporate sources with thousands
of media outlets, databases and stock exchanges. Assisted 20 domestic
bureaus. Created operations manual, trained employees. Editing and proofreading.
Broadcast Operations Manager
Padilla Speer Beardsley / Sports Score Central I Minneapolis
Shared responsibility for sports information wire service feeding Midwest
media outlets. Co-designed system to compile extensive individual player
statistics for Minneapolis Star Tribune. Developed and hosted statewide
radio score program.
Coordinator I 1983-84
Midwest Triathlon I Austin, Minn.
Co-developed marketing strategy for start-up 140.6-mile endurance event.
Disc Jockey I 1978-81
KVSC-FM I St. Cloud, Minn.
Hosted four-hour weekly jazz program
at St. Cloud State University.
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HTML course work, Mt. Hood Community College (2000)
Work toward video certificate, New York University (1992-93)
B.A., Journalism, St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minn. (1981)
B.S., Business (marketing), St. Cloud State University (1981)